CaRMS Logo
Introduction | Search taxa | Taxon tree | Taxon match | Checklist | Literature | Stats | Photogallery | OBIS Vocab | Log in

CaRMS taxon details

Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)

138802  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138802)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/CaRMS/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138802 on 2019-10-19
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138802 on 2019-10-19
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Witbaard R., Duineveld G.C.A. & de Wilde P.A.W.J. (1997). A long-term growth record derived from <i>Arctica islandica</i> (Mollusca, Bivalvia) from the Fladen Ground (Northern North Sea). <i>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 77</i>: 801-816 [details]   

additional source Witbaard R., Duineveld G.C.A. & de Wilde P.A.W.J. (1999). Geographical differences in growth rates of <i>Arctica islandica</i> (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the North Sea and adjacent waters. <i>Journal of tha Marine Biological Association of the UK 79</i>: 907-915 [details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Witbaard, R. & Klein, R. (1994). Long-term trends on the effects of the southern North Sea beamtrawl fishery on the bivalve mollusc <i>Arctica islandica</i> L. (Mollusca, Bivalvia). <em>ICES Journal of Marine Science.</em> 51(1): 99-105., available online at https://doi.org/10.1006/jmsc.1994.1009 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 7.5 to 12.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]

Synonymy Originally described as Venus islandica Linnaeus, 1767. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish molboøsters  [details]
Dutch noordkromp  [details]
English ocean quahogIcelandic cyprineIceland cyprina  [details]
French cyprine d'Islande  [details]
German Islandmuschel  [details]
Italian vongola oceanica  [details]
Norwegian kuskjell  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kuskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kuskjel  [details]
Russian циприна исландская  [details]
Spanish almeja de Islandia  [details]
Turkish deniz tarağı  [details]
Website and databases developed and hosted by VLIZ · Page generated 2019-10-19 GMT · contact: